NetSys 2019

March 18 till March 21, 2019 – Garching b. München, Germany

QTOP'19 Workshop

  • Monday, Mar 18, 2019
    09:00 - Conference Opening   Video
    Sebastian Feld (LMU Munich, Germany); Claudia Linnhoff-Popien (LMU Munich, Germany)
    09:10 - Keynote - An Introduction to Quantum Computing and its Application   Video
    Robert H. (Bo) Ewald (D-Wave Systems, Canada)
    • 09:50 - Session 1 - Analysis of Optimization Problems
      Chair: Michel Barbeau, Carleton University, Canada

      Embedding inequality constraints for quantum annealing optimization   Video
      Tomás Vyskocil (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA); Scott Pakin (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA); Hristo N. Djidjev (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

      Assessing Solution Quality of 3SAT on a Quantum Annealing Platform   Video
      Thomas Gabor (LMU Munich, Germany); Sebastian Zielinski (LMU Munich, Germany); Sebastian Feld (LMU Munich, Germany); Christoph Roch (LMU Munich, Germany); Christian Seidel (MVI Proplant, Germany); Florian Neukart (Volkswagen Group of America, USA); Isabella Galter (Volkswagen Data:Lab, Germany); Wolfgang Mauerer (OTH Regensburg; Siemens Corporate Research); Claudia Linnhoff-Popien (LMU Munich, Germany)

      Principles and Guidelines for Quantum Performance Analysis   Video
      Catherine C McGeoch (D-Wave Systems, Canada)

    10:45 - Coffee Break
    • 11:15 - Session 2 - Quantum Gate Algorithms
      Chair: Sebastian Feld, LMU Munich, Germany

      Nash embedding and equilibrium in pure quantum states   Video
      Faisal Shah Khan (Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi); Travis S. Humble (Oak Ridge National Lab, USA)

      A Quantum Algorithm for Minimising the Effective Graph Resistance upon Edge Addition   Video
      Finn de Ridder (Radboud University, Netherlands); Niels Neumann (TNO, Netherlands); Thijs Veugen (TNO, Netherlands; CWI, Netherlands); Robert Kooij (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore; Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)

      Variational Quantum Factoring
      Eric Anschuetz (Zapata Computing, USA); Jonathan Olson (Zapata Computing, USA); Alán Aspuru-Guzik (Zapata Computing, USA); Yudong Cao (Zapata Computing, USA)

      Function Maximization with Dynamic Quantum Search   Video
      Charles Moussa (TOTAL American Services, USA; Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA); Henri Calandra (TOTAL SA, France); Travis Humble (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

    12:30 - Lunch Break
    • 13:30 - Session 3 - Applications of Quantum Annealing
      Chair: Catherine C. McGeoch, D-Wave Systems, Canada

      Flight Gate Assignment with a Quantum Annealer   Video
      Tobias Stollenwerk (DLR, Germany); Elisabeth Lobe (DLR, Germany); Martin Jung (DLR, Germany)

      Solving Quantum Chemistry Problems with a D-Wave Quantum Annealer   Video
      Michael Streif (Volkswagen Group, Germany); Florian Neukart (Leiden University, Netherlands; Volkswagen Group of America, USA); Martin Leib (Volkswagen Group, Germany)

      Solving large Maximum Clique problems on a quantum annealer   Video
      Elijah Pelofske (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA); Georg Hahn (Lancaster University, U.K.); Hristo Djidjev (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

      Quantum Annealing based Optimization of Robotic Movement in Manufacturing   Video
      Arpit Mehta (BMW AG, Germany); Murad Muradi (BMW AG, Germany); Selam Woldetsadick (BMW AG, Germany)

      Quantum Annealing of Vehicle Routing Problem with Time, State and Capacity   Video
      Hirotaka Irie (DENSO Corporation, Japan); Goragot Wongpaisarnsin (Toyota Tsusho Nexty Electronics, Thailand); Masayoshi Terabe (DENSO Corporation, Japan); Akira Miki (DENSO Corporation, Japan); Shinichirou Taguchi (DENSO Corporation, Japan)

      Boosting quantum annealing performance using evolution strategies for annealing offsets tuning   Video
      Sheir Yarkoni (D-Wave Systems, Canada; Leiden University, Netherlands); Hao Wang (Leiden University, Netherlands); Aske Plaat (Leiden University, Netherlands); Thomas Bäck (Leiden University, Netherlands)

    15:15 - Coffee Break
    • 15:45 - Session 4 - Foundations and Quantum Technologies
      Chair: Wolfgang Mauerer, OTH Regensburg, Germany

      Quantum Photonic TRNG with Dual Extractor   Video
      Mitchell A. Thornton (Southern Methodist University, USA); Duncan L. MacFarlane (Southern Methodist University, USA)

      Secure Quantum Data Communications Using Classical Keying Material   Video
      Michel Barbeau (Carleton University, Canada)

      Continuous-variable Quantum Network Coding Against Pollution Attacks
      Tao Shang (Beihang University, China); Ke Li, Ranyiliu Chen (Beihang University, China); Jianwei Liu (Beihang University, China)

      On the Influence of Initial Qubit Placement During NISQ Circuit Compilation   Video
      Alexandru Paler (Johannes Kepler University, Austria)

      Towards a Pattern Language for Quantum Algorithms   Video
      Frank Leymann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

    17:15 - Break
    18.30 - City Tour
    20:00 - Reception



Video recordings of all four days are online now.

Best Paper Award NetSys 2019

The Best Paper Award of NetSys 2019 has been awarded for the Paper KOMon - Kernel-based Online Monitoring of VNF Packet Processing Times

Best Demo Award NetSys 2019

The Best Demo/Poster Award of NetSys 2019 has been awarded for the Demo GPU Accelerated Planning and Placement of Edge Clouds

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